Rifky Effendy speaks at the ICI’s Curator’s Perspective, an itinerant public
discussion series that features international curators who distill current
happenings in contemporary art, including the artists they are excited by,
exhibitions that have made them think, and their views on recent developments
in the art world.
developed the Curator’s Perspective as a way for international curators to share their research and
experiences with audiences in New York. These talks provide ICI the opportunity
to assemble documents on and disseminate information about a wide variety of
international perspectives on art today.
Rifky Effendy is the curator of the Indonesian Pavilion for
Venice Biennale. From 2002 to 2008 he
was curator of Jakarta’s Cemara 6 Galeri. He
has edited and contributed to several publications including Tempo, Visual
Arts, and Art Asia Pacific magazines as well as Indonesia’s
newspaper of record, Kompas.Recent curatorial projects include FLOW:
Contemporary Art from Indonesia, Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin (2012);Fixer,
North Art Space, Jakarta, Indonesia (2010); In Between, The
First Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale, North Art Space, Jakarta (2009); South East
B(L)ooming, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan,
Italy (2008); KOI and TRINACRIA by
Filippo Sciascia and Robert Coda Zabetta, National Gallery of Indonesia,
Jakarta (2008); PilgrimProject by
Dadang Christanto, Gaya Fusion
Artspace, Bali (2006); Trans-Indonesia,
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand (2005); Imagining Jakarta, sponsored by the
Goethe Institute, Jakarta(2004); and Yasumasa Murimura, Cemeti Art House,
Yogyakarta, Gaya Fusion and Sense, Bali,
Solo and Soemardja Gallery, Bandung (2001); and Wearable, Galeripadi Bandung, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta and
Sika Art Gallery in Bali (1999).
and presented by the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, in collaboration
with Independent Curators International.
Image: Rifky Effendy